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Police: Motorcycle Passenger Dies In Crash On Grand Central Parkway In Queens

Police say a motorcycle passenger died in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police say a motorcycle passenger died in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a woman has died after a motorcycle crash in Queens.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday on the westbound side of the Grand Central Parkway.

Police said the driver of the motorcycle, a 21-year-old man, somehow lost control just before the 94th Street exit.

The passenger on the bike, a 20-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at Elmhurst Hospital. The man was also hospitalized in stable condition with injuries to his shoulder and legs.

The wreck snarled traffic for a time during the morning rush.

The investigation is ongoing.

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